132 Multiculturalism Quotes to Embrace Diversity and Promote Unity

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Top 10 Multiculturalism Quotes (BEST)

  1. My dream would be a multicultural society, one that is diverse and where every man, woman and child are treated equally. I dream of a world where all people of all races work together in harmony. — Nelson Mandela
  2. On promoting green transition — Xi Jinping
  3. What 'multiculturalism' boils down to is that you can praise any culture in the world except Western culture - and you cannot blame any culture in the world except Western culture. — Thomas Sowell
  4. America is White and Black and Latino and Asian. America is mixed. America is immigrants. — Jose Antonio Vargas
  5. We can not love everyone and be loved by everyone. It would be perfection, and nothing is perfect in this world. — Paul Pogba
  6. The first thing we have to solve is this: You bring more than you take. — Charles Hoskinson
  7. I’m unique there’s not many people that look like me. — Martyn Ford
  8. On upholding openness and cooperation — Xi Jinping
  9. I encourage and empower each of you to really stand in your truth, to stand for what is right — to continue to respect each other. — Meghan Markle
  10. The further you travel, the more you feel part of a big group of people. — Sergei Krikalev

The Most Famous Multiculturalism Quotes

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There is no clear distiction between white supremacy and the multicultual mindset. — Andrew Breitbart

Pluralism is no longer simply an asset or a prerequisite for progress and development, it is vital to our existence. — Aga Khan IV

Multi-culture is the real culture of the world - the pure race doesn’t exist. — Keanu Reeves

A secure pluralistic society requires communities that are educated and confident both in the identity and depth of their own traditions and in those of their neighbours. — Aga Khan IV

We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviours, beliefs, rituals. — Randa Abdel-Fattah

We are increasingly recognising and accepting, respecting and celebrating, our cultural diversity. — Julie Bishop

Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity. — Deborah Meier

Tolerance, openness and understanding towards other peoples' cultures, social structures, values and faiths are now essential to the very survival of an interdependent world. — Aga Khan IV

Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival. — Rene Dubos

We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation. — Cesar Chavez

Short Multiculturalism Quotes

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  • The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights. — Shirin Ebadi
  • We should accept diversity in culture and tradition and coexist peacefully. — Haile Selassie
  • I feel very fortunate that I was raised in a multicultural family, and it came through food. — Marcus Samuelsson
  • Traditionally, open-minded secular liberal rationalists have not made a case for tolerance. — Maajid Nawaz
  • Civilization will reach maturity only when it learns to value diversity of character and of ideas. — Arthur C. Clarke
  • No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive. — Mahatma Gandhi
  • Tolerance and human rights require each other. — Simon Wiesenthal

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Multicultural Quotes

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Criminality is always the result of poverty. Countries that experience such a fundamental change as we have - we had the apartheid regime and must now develop a multicultural democracy - must necessarily pass through a phase of high crime rates. — Jacob Zuma

I just want to say that the multiculturalism - and especially the cultural relativism which is even worse than multiculturalism, the concept that all cultures are equal - is the worst recipe for any society. — Geert Wilders

Korea is OUR country, Thailand is MY country. — Lisa Manoban

Traveling outside of Earth, I get this feeling of being part of mankind. So we do not represent only our countries in space; it’s an international adventure. — Sergei Krikalev

Europe will always provide shelter to those who are in need of international protection. — Ursula von der Leyen

We disguised our political demands behind religion and multiculturalism, and deliberately labeled any objection to our demands as racism. Even. — Maajid Nawaz

But being a feminist is real simple; it’s that a woman can do things the same as a man. — Cardi B

I’m kind of polarizing. People either like me or they hate me. There’s not a lot of people in between. — Charles Hoskinson

It’s similar to what sailors feel when they are out at sea – if they meet another ship, they probably feel some kind of brotherhood; it doesn’t matter which flag is on the ship. — Sergei Krikalev

Whatever the future holds, the bond and the friendship between our people are unbreakable. — Ursula von der Leyen

Multicultural Society Quotes

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I have real good parents. They poor. They have regular, poor jobs and what not. They real good people and what not; I was just raised in a bad society. — Cardi B

A 'multicultural society' is a logical and physical impossibility. — Satoshi Kanazawa

India is this great experiment of a billion people of such great diverse persuasions working together, seeking their salvation in the framework of a democracy. I believe it will have some lessons for all the multicultural societies. — Manmohan Singh

If you try to discuss multiculturalism in the UK you're labelled a racist. But here we're still free to talk, and I say multicultural society doesn't work. We're not living closer, we're living apart. — Pim Fortuyn

In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity. — Randa Abdel-Fattah

We know that a large majority of the Australian society is extremely comfortable with a multicultural society, that we accept that living in a democracy means having a freedom to practise your religion within the limits of the law. — Tim Soutphommasane

Many journalists are influenced by a myopic multiculturalism that is suspicious of anything Western, while giving the benefit of the doubt to non-Western societies. — Nancy Pearcey

I believe all societies, all thriving societies of the future are going to be multicultural societies. — Manmohan Singh

Australia has an increasingly multicultural society. — Julie Bishop

My foundation now has some 120 football pitches laid out for children, a lot of them immigrants. We live in a multicultural society. — Johan Cruyff

Cultural Diversity Quotes

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Education means to bring out wisdom. Indoctrination means to push in knowledge. — Dick Gregory

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. — Kofi Annan

Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed. — Mary Parker Follett

Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education. — Julian Bond

Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences. — Mikhail Gorbachev

When women act like women, they are accused of being inferior. When women act like human beings, they are accused of behaving like men. — Simone de Beauvoir

As long as one people sit on another and are deaf to their cry, so long will understanding and peace elude all of us. — Chinua Achebe

The test of a government is not how popular it is with the powerful and privileged few but how honestly and fairly it deals with the many who must depend on it. — Jimmy Carter

All of us in the academy and in the culture as a whole are called to renew our minds if we are to transform educational institutions-and society-so that the way we live, teach, and work can reflect our joy in cultural diversity, our passion for justice, and our love of freedom. — Bell Hooks

People who are aware of, and ashamed of, their prejudices are well on the road to eliminating them. — Gordon Allport

Diverse Cultures Quotes

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If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place. — Margaret Mead

In business you need two Jews for one Greek, two Greeks for one Syrian and two Syrians for one Armenian — Greek Proverbs

The existence of any pure race with special endowments is a myth, as is the belief that there are races all of whose members are foredoomed to eternal inferiority. — Franz Boas

In terms of cultural upbringing, I'd be at the temple at the weekend - I'm a Hindu - but I'd also be at the Saints game as well on a Saturday - you do everything, you do both. — Rishi Sunak

I am America. I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me. — Muhammad Ali

I bring quadruple diversity to the Senate: I'm a woman; I'll be the first Asian woman ever to be elected to the U.S. Senate; I am an immigrant; I am a Buddhist. When I said this at one of my gatherings, they said, 'Yes, but are you gay?' and I said, 'Nobody's perfect.' — Mazie Hirono

I do not feel inhibited or bound by what I am. That does not mean that I have never had bad scenes relating to being Black and/or a woman, it means that other people’s craziness has not managed to make me crazy. — Lucille Clifton

Nothing is worse than active ignorance. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What price would God demand from the churches for having the audacity to lighten the color of his son's skin, and straighten out his nappy hair? — Dick Gregory

Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity." Also: "Intercultural dialogue is the best guarantee of a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. — Robert Alan Aurthur

Pluralism Quotes

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Secularism and pluralism are two of the defining ethos of Western societies. The former decouples religion from governmental institutions whilst the latter seeks to protect the rights of all citizens to freely practice their creed. — Gad Saad

University students should rightly be exposed to a plurality of viewpoints as part of their intellectual growth, rather attending the 'flock of sheep association of like-minded individuals.' — Gad Saad

For us, the government of Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro is not a government that allows democratic plurality. It does not allow for there to be a real opposition, and that is not democratic. — Nayib Bukele

If one wishes to forgo the protection afforded by secular pluralism, then perhaps Western liberal democracies is not the right place for you to freely exercise your religion. — Gad Saad

Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society. — Andrei Sakharov

What is crucial is the provision of opportunities for telling all the diverse stories, for interpreting membership as well as ethnicity, for making inescapable the braids of experience woven into the fabric of America's plurality. — Maxine Greene

To become self-aware, people must be allowed to hear a plurality of opinions and then make up their own minds. They must be allowed to say, write and publish whatever they want. Freedom of expression is the most basic, but fundamental, right. Without it, human beings are reduced to automatons. — Ma Jian

We are now at the point where we must decide whether we are to honour the concept of a plural society which gains strength through diversity, or whether we are to have bitter fragmentation that will result in perpetual tension and strife. — Earl Warren

To see the other side, to defend another people, not despite your tradition but because of it, is the heart of pluralism — Eboo Patel

Media, the plural of mediocrity. — Jimmy Breslin

Tolerance And Diversity Quotes

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Star Trek was an attempt to say that humanity will reach maturity and wisdom on the day that it begins not just to tolerate, but take a special delight in differences in ideas and differences in life forms. — Gene Roddenberry

Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged. — Rumi

How do we create a harmonious society out of so many kinds of people? The key is tolerance -- the one value that is indispensable in creating community. — Barbara Jordan

What we need to do is learn to respect and embrace our differences until our differences don't make a difference in how we are treated. — Yolanda King

The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection. — Thomas Berry

Tolerance and understanding won't 'trickle down' in our society any more than wealth does. — Muhammad Ali

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. — Ralph Washington Sockman

Discomfort levels in our societies are rising, or so it would seem. In theory, we invoke diversity and tolerance. But in real life, we raise our hackles and withdraw into ourselves. — Tariq Ramadan

Hawaii is a special place because we have a very diverse population there, who are very respectful and tolerant of those who have differing opinions and different views. — Tulsi Gabbard

Pluralism and tolerance are pillars of modern society. That has to be accepted. But pluralism doesn't just mean diversity. It means that we share the same rules and values, and are still nevertheless different. Islam doesn't have this idea. And Islam also has no tradition of tolerance. — Bassam Tibi

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More Multiculturalism Quotes

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I and most Australians want our immigration policy radically reviewed and that of multiculturalism abolished. I believe we are in danger of being swamped by Asians. Between 1984 and 1995, 40 per cent of all migrants coming into this country were of Asian origin. They have their own culture and religion, form ghettos and do not assimilate. — Pauline Hanson

Even people you hate deserve opinions. And sometimes they’re going to have better ideas than yours. Keep an open mind to everyone. — Markiplier

A Europe that is so proud of its values and so proud of its rule of law has to be able to come up with an answer that is both humane and effective. — Ursula von der Leyen

I see myself as a student. Trying to learn everything. — Giannis Antetokounmpo

Sport represents a union of diversity. — Didier Deschamps

Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics - one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis. — Michael Ignatieff

We are learning how to work together. We are learning what is different and we are trying to take the best part of each program to bring everything together. — Sergei Krikalev

The things you love about others are the things you love about yourself. The things you hate about others are the things you cannot see in yourself. — Brianna Wiest

What you eat don’t make me sh*t. That might work for you, that don’t mean it’s going to work for me. — 21 Savage

The humanities are the heartbeat of democracy, and we need to fight to keep them alive and well. — Martha C. Nussbaum

The point of a liberal arts education is to learn how to think critically and independently, and to develop a sense of empathy for others. — Martha C. Nussbaum

I don’t want to be a copy of anyone else. — Kylian Mbappe

Instead of “sink or swim,” we give people swim lessons — and even let them wear floaties if they need them. — Jeff Lawson

The power of literature to foster empathy is one of the most important ways in which it contributes to our understanding of the world. — Martha C. Nussbaum

If the world misunderstands us, then I don’t blame others, it’s our problem. — Eric Yuan

I risked what I did to improve the nation. We wanted to make what we loved better and make it more deserving of that love. — James L. Farmer, Jr.

Today, here at the heart of this European democracy, I am asking for your support for a fresh start for Europe. — Ursula von der Leyen

In Holland I have seen well-meaning, principled people blinded by multiculturalism, overwhelmed by the imperative to be sensitive and respectful of immigrant culture, while ignoring criminal abuse of women and girls. — Ayaan Hirsi Ali

If we took just 5 minutes to recognize each other’s beauty, instead of attacking each other for our differences. — Elliot Page

Diversification is the only free lunch in investing. — Raoul Pal

The old and the young, the white and the black all managed to step outside of themselves to find something to believe in. — James L. Farmer, Jr.

If you say no to racism and encourage your children to make friendships across racial lines, you can make a difference in one generation. — James L. Farmer, Jr.

United with our allies, we will stand up for freedom and democracy around the world. Recognising that we can’t have security at home without having security abroad. — Liz Truss

We [EU] can be the shapers of a better global order. — Ursula von der Leyen

Diversification does not guarantee protection from losses. It provides a weighted-average return of the portfolio. — Naved Abdali

In Conclusion

Quotes about multiculturalism emphasize the value of cultural exchange and the enrichment it brings to societies. They encourage individuals to embrace diversity and see it as an opportunity for personal growth and learning. These quotes also remind us that multiculturalism is not just about accepting others, but also about finding common ground and building bridges between different cultures. They promote the idea that by embracing multiculturalism, we can create a more harmonious and inclusive society where everyone feels valued and respected.

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